The aim of the psychology of music is to understand musical phenomena in terms of mental functions--to characterize the ways in which one perceives, remembers, creates, and performs music.
New to this Edition:
Completely revised to cover new developments including the opportunity to generate, analyze, and transform sound by computer, advances in neuroscience that influence thinking about the way music is processed in the brain, and increased collaboration between psychologists and musicians
- Encompasses the way the brain perceives, remembers, creates, and performs music
- Contributions from the top international researchers in perception and cognition of music
- Designed for use as a textbook for advanced courses in psychology of music